Definitions for impactedɪmˈpæk tɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

im•pact•edɪmˈpæk tɪd(adj.)

  1. (of a tooth) so confined or positioned in its socket as to be incapable of normal eruption.

    Category: Dentistry

  2. driven together; tightly packed.

  3. densely populated; overcrowded:

    an impacted school district.

Origin of impacted:

1675–85; obs. impact adj. (< L impāctus, ptp. of impingere to fasten, cause to collide, strike; see impinge+ -ed2

Princeton's WordNet

  1. impacted, wedged(adj)

    wedged or packed in together

    "an impacted tooth"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Impacted

    of Impact

  2. Impacted(adj)

    driven together or close

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